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Ariful takes charge as SCC mayor

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A Correspondent
Sylhet: Ariful Haque Chowdhury took charge of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) mayor on Monday for the second consecutive term.
SCC Secretary Md Badrul Haque handed over the charge to him around 4 pm following a milad and doa mahfil at the Nagar Bhaban.
Thanking all for electing him for the second term, Ariful said, "As the mayor, I along with the political leaders will work for the development of the city. We'll work for building a livable, beautiful and clean city."
Ariful who...
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Fire guts factory, 6 warehouses in Munshiganj

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Munshiganj: A factory and six warehouses were gutted as a fire broke out at Komolaghat Bandar in Mirkadam municipality here early Monday.
Zahurul Islam,a fireman at Munshiganj Fire Service, said the fire broke out at a plastic warehouse around 12am and soon engulfed the adjoining...
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Village police get low pay

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Sylhet: Members of the Village Police in Bishwanath upazila of the district are leading an inhuman life thanks to low pay and absence of any financial benefits.
Whatever they receive for a month's salary is not enough to run even a week, yet they are always on law enforcement duty...
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Ragib Ali, his son get 6-month bail

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Sylhet: The High Court on Monday granted six-month bail to convicted industrialist Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hye in a case filed for grabbing the endowment property of Tarapur Tea Estate through forgery.
The HC bench of Shawkat Hossain granted their bail following a revision...
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10km in Kanaighat at risk of river erosion

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Sylhet: Around ten kilometers of land along the Surma and Lova rivers in Kanaighat upazila has fallen in the risk of erosion.
The embankment along the Surma river and number of houses adjacent to it are being battered by the flow of the river water.
Victims of the locality formed...
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